The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, April (Apr.) 19, 1941 - Cover Portrait of Squadron Leader Douglas R.S. Bader

By: Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Squire, Sir John; Pycraft, W.P.

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Pages 493-524. Features: Photo of Greek Prime Minister M. Alexander Korizis; Nice one-page cutaway illustration of British No. 1 Infantry (heavy) tank Mark IIA in action; Lovely two-page illustration of Britain's womanhood as mobilised for victory in national war services - in their many uniforms; Two-pages with fifteen illustrations of the gentle art of baling out of an airplane (escape technique); Six photos of Italy's defeat and humiliation in Libya, where the Nazis have taken over; The War with Nazi Germany - The Peril in the Near East - article with map showing the German advance in North Africa and one-page relief map showing Germany's sphere of Mediterranean operations from the Balkans and Libya, aimed at the oil filds of Iraq and the Suez Canal; Map of the entire Balkan theatre of war; Seven photos illustrate the "New Order" at work in France, Yugoslavia, Japan, and Bulgaria - Mr. Matsuoka in Germany, capture of Otto Kretschmer, large French crowd giving Nazi salute to Marshal Petain, and Nazi tanks being welcomed to Bulgarian village; Two pages with nine photos illustrate 'Germany's Hammer Blows in the Balkans - important cities and sites in enemy hands in Yugoslavia and Greece'; Centerfold illustration of Lysander tailgunner eyeing a tempting target during exercises somewhere in England; Six excellent photos illustrated victory of the Sons of Hindustan in Eritrea; Excellent photo illustrates planning for the capture of Keren; Photos of fourteen personalities of the week include Maj.-Gen. Carton De Wiart, V.C., Leiut.-Gen. P. Neame, V.C., Lieut.-Gen. Sir R. O'Connor, Maj.-Gen. M.D. Gambier-Parry, Lieut.-Gen. Sir H. Maitland Wilson, Queen Mary of Yugoslavia, Hitler shaking hands with Rommel, Rashid Ali Gailani, and M. Laszlo De Bardossy of Hungary with Hitler; Photo of the Air Council in session at the Air Ministry, with nine men in attendance; Fascinating one-page article with four photos describes how 'health-giving rays, 240 times more powerful than sunshine, help the war workers; Photo of Danish ships in custody in the U.S.; Photos of Italian ships seized by the U.S.; Photo of Italian ship sabotage damage in US waters; Victorious return of H.M.A.S. "Sydney" to Sydney Harbour; Four photos of "Catalina" flying boat used in the U-Boat War; Illustrations of eighteen victorious fighter pilots from the Battle of Britain; Article on the Sturgeon (fish) and its ancestors; Lovely half-page photo ad for Bentley cars; Many vintage ads. Unmarked with average wear. Nibble from bottom corner. A quality copy of this dramatic wartime issue.

Title: The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, April (Apr.) 19, 1941 - Cover Portrait of Squadron Leader Douglas R.S. Bader

Author Name: Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Squire, Sir John; Pycraft, W.P.

Categories: Military, History, Magazine Back Issues,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1941

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 201G4642

Keywords: The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, April (Apr.) 19, 1941 - Cover Portrait of Squadron Leader Douglas R.S. Bader Photo of Greek Prime Minister M. Alexander Korizis; Nice one-page cutaway illustration of British No. 1 Infantry (heavy) tank Mark IIA in action; Lovely two-page illustration of Britian's womanhood as mobilised for victory in national war services - in their many uniforms; Two-pages with fifteen illustrations of the gentle art of baling out of an airplane (escape technique); Six photos of Italy's defeat and humiliation in Libya, where the Nazis have taken over; The War with Nazi Germany - The Peril in the Near East - article with map showing the German advance in North Africa and one-page relief map showing Germany's sphere of Mediterranean operations from the Balkans and Libya, aimed at the oil filds of Iraq and the Suez Canal; Map of the entire Balkan theatre of war; Seven photos illustrate the "New Order" at work in France, Yugoslavia, Japan, and Bulgaria - Mr. Matsuoka in Germany, capture of Otto Kretschmer, large French crowd giving Nazi salute to Marshal Petain, and Nazi tanks being welcomed to Bulgarian village; Two pages with nine photos illustrate 'Germany's Hammer Blows in the Balkans - important cities and sites in enemy hands in Yugoslavia and Greece'; Centerfold illustration of Lysander tailgunner eyeing a tempting target during exercises somewhere in England; Six excellent photos illustrated victory of the Sons of Hindustan in Eritrea; Excellent photo illustrates planning for the capture of Keren; Photos of fourteen personalities of the week include Maj.-Gen. Carton De Wiart, V.C., Leiut.-Gen. P. Neame, V.C., Lieut.-Gen. Sir R. O'Connor, Maj.-Gen. M.D. Gambier-Parry, Lieut.-Gen. Sir H. Maitland Wilson, Queen Mary of Yugoslavia, Hitler shaking hands with Rommel, Rashid Ali Gailani, and M. Laszlo De Bardossy of Hungary with Hitler; Photo of the Air Council in session at the Air Ministry, with nine men in attendance; Fascinating one-page article with four photos describes how 'health-giving rays, 240 times more powerful than sunshine, help the war workers; Photo of Danish ships in custody in the U.S.; Photos of Italian ships seized by the U.S.; Photo of Italian ship sabotage damage in US waters; Victorious return of H.M.A.S. "Sydney" to Sydney Harbour; Four photos of "Catalina" flying boat used in the U-Boat War; Illustrations of eighteen victorious fighter pilots from the Battle of Britain; Article on the Sturgeon (fish) and its ancestors; Lovely half-page photo ad for Bentley Cars,